Hope For The Broken

Simple Truths Blog

Let me just jump right on in and say: WE HAVE to QUIT believing the LIES that WE tell ourselves!   Oh, you don’t lie to yourself? Really? You just lied.   “I’m NOT GOOD ENOUGH”. “They’ll think I’m stupid.” “UNWORTHY” “I’m just a ….. (you fill in the blank.)” “There’s already a book, blog, …

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Look here, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we are going to a certain town and will stay there a year. We will do business there and make a profit.” How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow? Your life is like the morning fog—it’s here a little while, then it’s gone. …

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Yesterday was Thursday.. Obviously. 💁 However, Today is November 1st. Love that so many join in on the 30 days of thanks in November. So let’s get started today! If you don’t post it on social media, it’s ok! Write it in your journal! Or, at supper time go around the table and share something …

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Ever been the NEW person? The only person in the room who doesn’t know anybody? Ever felt like everyone was staring at you? Judging you? Ever judged anyone? Ever been judged? Fairly or Unfairly? I think it’s safe to say YES to all the above. There’s a difference in judging and being wise and making …

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One dog is sitting practically on my head. One is on my legs. The computer in my lap…Chili in the crock pot. The sound of the water running into the aquarium beside me. There are to-do lists. Places to be. Schedules to keep. But first, a message to share. The messages that I share with …

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I’m a work in progress. Mostly, in progress. 🙂 Philippians 1:6  (NIV) ~ being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. For the past several months I have been learning to say “NO” without feeling guilty. That can …

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Walking closely with Jesus, listening for his voice, and then knowing that you’ve just got to take that step and obey. But….. Is that MY voice I am hearing? Is that HIS voice? Is it because I. Am. Tired. ? Is it because It. Is. Right. ? How do you know what to do…where to …

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I wish I could give a simple answer. An AHA!! type of  answer..that could make things make sense to people who are hurting.   I can’t.   I can only point the hurting to the ONE who heals all hurt. In HIS time..in HIS way. The ONE who promises to never leave us. The ONE …

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A little bit of encouragement goes a long way. Am I right? Definitely. Those of us who have ran in races know that this is true! Anyone who competes in any type of sport..knows this to be true. When you are feeling as though you can’t go any farther, and you hear cheers…your spirits lift …

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I have gotten into the habit of saying that I have a “brown thumb”. Truth is, I have had a LAZY thumb. Yes, you heard that right. It’s a matter of discipline. Remembering to water, feed, and weed these plants. It’s a choice. To watch them grow to their full potential or let them starve …

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